The FBI Tried to Plant a Backdoor in an Encrypted Phone Network
The FBI wanted a backdoor in Phantom Secure, an encrypted phone company that sold to members of the Sinaloa cartel, and which is linked to the alleged leaking of sensitive law enforcement information in Canada.
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Drugs & Crime
It's Game of Thrones in Cartel Land Now That El Chapo's in Prison for Life
In Mexico, his sons could struggle to survive.
These Were El Chapo's Final Words Before Being Shipped Off to Supermax
He used his final 10 minutes to complain about his prison conditions and the U.S. justice system.
El Chapo Sentenced to Life in Prison
The kingpin has escaped Mexican prisons twice — but no one gets out of ADX.
The Next Great El Chapo Mystery: How the Hell Did His Family Get U.S. Visas?
The drug kingpin's mother says her family has “humanitarian” visas to visit Chapo in prison. Advocates and federal agents are shocked.
Inside the Ornate World of El Chapo Nail Art
"Narco fashion is huge. It's such a part of our culture, it's so woven into our cultural fabric as Mexicans."
El Chapo's prosecutors say our interview with a juror isn't enough to get him a new trial
A VICE News story was "Exhibit A" in a new court filing that seeks to prevent the kingpin's conviction from being overturned.
In El Chapo's Mexico, Fentanyl Is the New Boom Drug
Despite the drug lord's take down, the narco-trade in Sinaloa is thriving as producers shift from heroin to deadly opioids.
El Chapo Trial
El Chapo found guilty, faces life in a U.S. prison
The anonymous jury convicted the kingpin on all 10 counts related to his drug smuggling empire.
El Chapo: Kingpin on Trial
Who ordered the murder of a legendary Mexican journalist? El Chapo's trial only adds to the mystery
Dámaso López denied that he and his son were responsible for Javier Valdez's death.
El Chapo witness reveals new details about the epic motorcycle tunnel escape
El Chapo's former right-hand man alleged that Chapo's wife and sons were involved in the escape.
The strange, terrifying tale of the mistress who flipped on El Chapo
Was Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez a victim, a criminal, or both?